[CentOS] Bare drive RAID question, was RE: *very* ugly mdadm issue [Solved, badly]

Fri Sep 5 22:47:20 UTC 2014
Dan Hyatt <dhyatt at dsgmail.wustl.edu>

I was under the understanding that you CAN put in larger drives, BUT 
they format identically to the smaller drive. There are some exceptions 
I do not remember what.

On 9/5/2014 4:26 PM, Bob Marcan wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Sep 2014 10:18:13 -0400
> Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 05, 2014 at 08:01:05AM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
>>> On 9/5/2014 07:18, Richard Zimmerman wrote:
>>>> Until I read this thread, I've never heard of building RAIDs on bare
>>>> metal drives. I'm assuming no partition table, just a disk label?
> When the disk dies, the replacement disk must be exactly the same size.
> Been there, done that.
> I allways make partition few GB smaller than the physical size.
> It's not always possible to get the same type of the replacement disk.
> My 2c, Bob
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